Tanzanian domestic workers in the Gulf face abuse

Human Rights Watch says workers "face excessive working hours, unpaid salaries, and physical and sexual abuse."

Qatari emir says ‘thousand times better off’ without Gulf allies

Kuwait banks told to examine Saudi accounts after arrests

UAE expects oil producers to extend production cuts

Netanyahu says fear of Iran informs Gulf-Israel alliance

Kuwait emir reappoints PM

IMF warns Gulf states to end dispute, speed up switch from oil

Kuwaiti Emir accepts government’s resignation

Steve Bannon advocates tough stand on Qatar

Isolated Qatar emir again seeks end to Gulf dispute

Kuwait emir main goal is to prevent GCC ‘collapsing’

Tillerson woos Gulf allies to curb Iran influence

Gulf share values plummet

Tillerson does not expect Gulf crisis to be resolved soon

OPEC chief pleased with oil market rebalancing

Qatar says Gulf crisis hindering fight against IS

Fitch Ratings says threat to Qatar liquidity fading

Omani role has helped Iran but may not do much in crisis with US

Qatar freezes assets of royal member over Gulf crisis

Oil-rich MENA governments turn to private sector

Noon.com competes with Amazon in nascent e-commerce sector in Gulf

Arab quartet call on Ofcom to look into Al Jazeera’s content

Urgent action needed for water sustainability in MENA

Trump expects Gulf dispute to be resolved quickly

South West of Somalia cuts ties with Qatar

Sheikh Tamim says Qatar ready to talk to end Gulf crisis

Qatari sovereign fund CEO says ‘business as usual’ despite isolation

Moody's says Gulf dispute is bad for everyone

Qatar says ‘illegal’ blockade attempt to force it into trusteeship

Saudi to keep pressuring Qatar until demands met

Arab quartet to Qatar: our demands shouldn't be preceded by any conditions

Qatar waives visa requirement for Moroccans

Saudi singers poke fun at Qatar in viral song

Kuwait minister says oil price to stay at $50-$55 a barrel

Oil giant Total sells Norwegian stakes to Kuwait

Reformers seek resolution to regional crisis, more stable future for Qatar

Qatar sees no sign that Arab countries want to negotiate boycott

UK police relaunch hunt for 1987 Palestinian cartoonist’s killer

Qatar hajj pilgrims scarce amid Gulf row

World Bank calls for tackling MENA water scarcity


Arab craft glitters through generations in Columbia

Arab tradition of crafting fine jewellery taught to Spaniards which took it to isolated Mompox where generations of goldsmiths maintain ancient method.

Urgent action needed for water sustainability in MENA

More than 60% of Middle East and North African region’s population lives in areas with high or very high water stress.

North African designers shine at the London Arabia Art and Fashion Week

Festival organiser Omar Bdour says he is proud to showcase Arab culture, heritage alongside British talents.

Ramadan TV drama on ISIS stirs mixed reactions

'The series does a wonderful job of revealing life inside ISIS recruitment camps,' says Egyptian cinema critic Tarek el-Shenawy.

I AM, an exhibition by Arab women artists

After Amman, the I AM exhibition is to travel to London and Washington.

‘A Small Death’ by Saudi writer Mohamed Hasan Alwan wins IPAF Prize

Saudi novelist wins Arabic fiction award for tale of Sufi scholar's journey from 12th century Muslim Spain to Damascus broadening his view of human spirit.

Book Review: The Muslim world’s ‘struggle between faith and reason’

For centuries, Ottoman authorities threatened to execute anyone who published books.

Halla Walla: First Arab-inspired emojis app

Based in UAE, Bahraini Yasmine Rasool, 31, Japanese Eriko Varkey, 30, decide digital world needs emojis with Arab twist.

Kuwait’s al-Deehani wins men's double trap as independent

Army officer Deehani, winner of Kuwait's only two previous Olympic medals, is first independent to win gold at an Olympics.

First NBA Stores to open in Qatar

NBA, Qatari fashion company will partner in opening first NBA Stores in Middle East during 2016-17 league season.

UAE businessman launches largest Arab education fund

Abdulla al-Ghurair Foundation for Education says it plans to provide scholarships for 15,000 Middle Eastern students over next 10 years.